Editor1 Oct 24 2022 Current Affairs


  1. Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day or World Iodine Deficiency Day is annually observed across the globe on 21 October to create awareness about the importance of Iodine, an essential micronutrient which is required for normal thyroid function, growth and development.
  2. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) partnered with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to launch project ‘Vayu Amrit’, a crop residue management initiative, in Sangrur, Punjab to mitigate stubble burning.
  3. Telangana’s Hyderabadi Haleem has won the ‘Most Popular GI’ award after beating other food items including Rasgulla, Bikaneri Bhujiya, and Ratlami Sev.
  4. India and France have been re-elected as President and Co-President of International Solar Alliance.
  5. The 136 feet tall Durga Puja pandal situated in Lucknow’s Jankipuram, Uttar Pradesh is set to be recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest ever.
  6. Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services Ltd announced a strategic partnership with India Post Payments Bank to enhance credit access to a larger customer base.
  7. Researchers from Annamalai Nagar in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu discovered a new species ‘Dravidacris Annamalaica’ of Pygmy grasshopper, also known as grouse locust, in Tamil Nadu.
  8. The 5th edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Madhya Pradesh from 31 January to 11 February, 2023.
  9. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has planned to launch the third mission to the moon, Chandrayaan – 3 in June 2023 onboard Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (LVM3).
  10. The 5th edition of India’s only comprehensive International Trade Fair and Conference, Windergy India 2023 will be held from 4 October to 6 October, 2023.
  11. The Indian and US militaries carried out a three-day joint humanitarian assistance exercise ‘Tiger Triumph’ in Visakhapatnam in line with the growing strategic cooperation between the two countries.
  12. Kerala govt on 22 October, 2022 launched ‘Kunjapp’ mobile app to prevent cybercrimes against children in the state.
  13. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann announced that the government has decided to implement the old pension scheme as a Diwali gift for its employees.
  14. China’s President Xi Jinping secures third consecutive term as General Secretary of ruling Chinese Communist Party.
  15. Magnus Carlsen won the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour title for 2022 after easily defeating Arjun Erigaisi in the quarterfinals of the eighth and final event of the tour.


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